An SWPPP is a written document that identifies industrial activities a facility operator will implement to prevent pollutants from making their way into the municipal drainage system. This includes any structural and non-structural control practices. The SWPPP also must include descriptions of other relevant information, such as the physical features of the facility and procedures for spill prevention, conducting inspections, and training employees.
The SWPPP is intended to be a “living” document, updated as necessary, such that when industrial activities or stormwater control practices are modified or replaced, the SWPPP is similarly revised to reflect these changes. In this course, you will learn four steps for developing a successful SWPPP: